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Coronavirus testing: Everything you need to know

The U.S. needs more tests for the coronavirus pandemic, but these tests have accuracy issues that need fixing as well before lockdown measures can be eased.
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Fitbit Charge 4 review: The only fitness tracker you need

The Fitbit Charge 4 fitness tracker may have an aging design, but under the hood, it offers all the features you would expect, plus a super well-designed app.
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Samsung is bringing health and wellness apps to its smart TVs

Originally planned as a Samsung Health app rollout later this year, the company has released six health and fitness apps to owners of 2018 and 2019 smart TVs.
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FDA authorizes first at-home coronavirus test

In response to a mass shortage of available tests, the FDA has authorized a direct-to-consumer at-home test for the coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19. 
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A blessing in the skies: How coronavirus is affecting Earth’s atmosphere

China, Italy, and the U.S. have all seen reductions in pollution levels as people shelter in place. What would it take to make it last after the pandemic?
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Where to donate your stimulus check to help people affected by coronavirus

If you want to donate your stimulus check to fight the coronavirus outbreak, here are the best charities that could use the money.
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Manage your weight and your wallet with 50% off Weight Watchers (WW)

Weight Watchers currently has a great 50% off sale on its plans, plus you get the first month entirely for free.
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Should you sanitize your mail and packages during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Proper cleaning is important to reduce the risk of spreading the coronavirus from surfaces in your house, but what should you do with your mail and packages?
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There’s still time to lose weight from home with a free Noom subscription

Noom offers personalized coaching for all and is offering a free two-week trial that's available right now
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Taiwan’s anti-coronavirus tech is working wonders. The U.S. should take notes

Within weeks of the outbreak, Taiwan had already developed and deployed sophisticated apps, technologies, and protocols to help stop the spread of the virus.
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Sweat-analyzing patch could help spot biomarkers linked to COVID-19

Epicore's sweat-sensing smart patches could help track biometrics in athletes and a variety of other individuals — and even keep tabs on coronavirus patients.
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Should you wipe down or sanitize your groceries?

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, many people have taken to deep-cleaning all their groceries — but is it a good idea?
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Should you buy a UV sanitizing wand?

UV sanitizing wands are a popular item on the internet in the time of COVID-19. We talked to an expert to find out if they are really effective or even safe.
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How to clean and sterilize your homemade face mask

Homemade face masks are now being recommended to help keep people from spreading disease to others. How can you keep yours clean if you're wearing it daily?
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Zwift is like World of Warcraft for cyclists, and I never want to quit

I took up Zwift a year ago and was hoping my fitness would be improved. What I ended up with was stronger legs and a social outlet I never thought I'd need.
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How do ventilators work?

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, hospitals are needing ventilators in greater numbers. Here's how the life-saving machines work, and why they're needed.
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Garmin data shows how we’re staying active during the coronavirus pandemic

Outdoor activities like golfing, swimming, skiing, and snowboarding have seen a significant drop in recent weeks as coronavirus closed gyms and ski resorts.
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It’s time to enlist your 3D printer in the fight against coronavirus

It's easy to use your 3D printer to make personal protective equipment for coronavirus responders. Here's how.
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Lose weight effortlessly from home with a free Noom subscription

Noom offers a great personalized fitness plan with real trainers offering you support throughout the day. Here's what to know about its 14-day free trial.
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Keen wants to save the planet one pair of shoes at a time

Footwear manufacturer Keen uses AR, VR, A.I., and robots to make great shoes and boots that are eco-friendly too.
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The best tools to clean air at home: Diffusers, air purifiers, plants, and more

Whether you're sharing space with multiple people at home or just cooped up indoors, there are many tools that clean indoor air quality. We've rounded up the best tools -- air purifiers, diffusers, odor removers, and more -- plus tips on having fresh clean air at home.
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The Talo smart toothbrush offers to completely clean your teeth in 20 seconds

The Talo smart toothbrush is currently on Kickstarter and claims to clean your teeth in just 20 seconds by using the Bass Technique recommended by the ADA.
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Working From Home Deals: The essentials, for less

Working from home isn't cheap — but it can be cheaper. That's where our list of the best working from home deals comes in.
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Your home gym could threaten your life, but you can fix it

Many of us have been forced to exercise from home. However, you may be doing more harm to your health than good. Indoor air quality sensors can be crucial.
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Everything you need to know about the new Fitbit Charge 4

There's a slew of new features in the Fitbit Charge 4 that people have been asking for, as well as the usual features that you have come to know and love. 
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Wyze Band review: Put this tracker on your radar

Alexa skills that let you control your smart home, heart tracker, sleep tracker, great screen, and more make this inexpensive fitness tracker a great choice.

Suunto 7 review: Still a hardcore fitness watch

The Suunto 7 is the company's first WearOS smartwatch, and it's made to attract Suunto's hardcore fans, and appeal to newcomers with its lifestyle-driven look.
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Digital Trends Live: Digital assistants diagnose, Stream Aid 2020, and more

On this Digital Trends Live we break down the top tech stories, including how digital assistants are helping assess illnesses, and Twitch’s Stream Aid 2020.
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Amazon delays shipping: Here’s where you can get online order deliveries in time

Most U.S. online merchants still have fast shipping. Many offer contact-free local pickups for online orders.
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Kickstart your home gym with a folding treadmill for just $274

Looking to stay in shape while at home? We scoured the web and found deals on the iFit-compatible Weslo Cadence G 5.9i and ProForm Trainer 430i treadmills.
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Theragun Sale: Save up to $150 and support Feeding America by ordering now

Category leader Theragun is discounting its percussion massage guns and providing meals to hungry Americans.
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Digital Trends Live: Olympics postponed, new Instagram and Pinterest features

On this Digital Trends Live, we discuss the top tech news, including the postponement of the 2020 Olympics, companies that are hiring right now, and more.
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Digital Trends Live: COVID-19 impacts, new Google site, Curiosity selfie, more

On this Digital Trends Live, we talk the top tech news, including coronavirus impacts on tech, Google launches its screening site, Siri screens, and more.
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Building a home gym? Don’t miss these exercise equipment deals

Get fit at home and save as much as $620 during Best Buy and Walmart's sale on iFit-enabled gym equipment from NordicTrack, Weslo, God's Gym, and Proform.